TAD JOHNSON - 40 under 40
Tad Johnson, a CPA and senior manager at Magnuson, McHugh and Company, has been with the firm since 2018. With a niche in construction accounting and tax, Tad takes initiative to continue to grow in his career and with the firm. He is currently becoming licensed to prepare business evaluation. “Tad is always willing to help other staff despite how busy he might be, and he is a key team member,” his nomination said. He serves on the Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation Board of Directors, a member of the Post Falls Rotary Club and a supporter of many community events that support local nonprofits.
TAYLOR BEACH - 40 under 40
Taylor Beach, a sergeant for the Coeur d’Alene Police Department assigned to the patrol division, was lauded by her nominator as an outstanding public service professional.
Idaho’s January unemployment rate down to 2.7%
Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.7% in January, edging down from the revised 2.8% rate in December.
Goach aims to up your golf game
Hayden pro golf sisters launch app
While competing and playing professional golf, Maria Kostina Angel and her sister Anastasia Kostina loathed the agonizing data entry to track their stats.
Creativity, balance and color
Wallace businesswoman shares her journey to success
Growing a small business can be tough, and doing it during a pandemic seemed impossible. But Sarah Murphy isn’t one to back down from the words tough or impossible.
Trailblazers and influencers
Prepare to be inspired. It’s no small feat to achieve professional excellence, let alone reach that pinnacle before the age of 40.
North Idaho Business Journal 40 under 40 — 2023
Introducing the North Idaho Business Journal’s inaugural 40 under 40 list of young professionals shaping business in 2023 in North Idaho.
Contending for last dock standing
Marine contractor shares about the industry and his business
This is a story about docks, our lake, and the tradespeople - both past and present - who spend thousands of hours per year working its waters, both above the surface and below. “This isn't about me, it's about us,” said Troy Sylte, owner of Can Fathom, a full-service marine contractor.
NORTH IDAHO ALLIANCE: March is Women’s History Month
Every year, March is designated Women’s History Month by presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history.
Some thoughts on retirement for small business owners
Having retired three times myself, and having coached a number of executives as they prepare themselves to leave the world of active business, I’ve come to the sad conclusion that for a great many Americans, and society as a whole, the current model for retirement is dysfunctional, serving neither the real interests of society nor those of the individual.
HAYDEN CHAMBER: North Idaho — a special place to live and work
If good news should be shared, great news ought to be shouted. Last December when I was visiting my son in New York, a restaurant server asked me where I was visiting from. Proudly I said, Idaho, North Idaho. The server smiled and said, tell me about it (As an aside, that’s a great question, and so much nicer than where’s that?!). I smiled and said, “North Idaho is full of amazing people. It’s the type of area where you know your neighbors and bump into people you know at the grocery store and out at events. There’s a sense of community pride."
Supporting interns achieving excellence
No matter what business you’re in, creating passionate and hard working employees requires care and intention from the leadership team. Now is the perfect time for law firms and other professional businesses to revamp their summer internship programs to build something that creates great returns not only for the intern but the organization as well.
AMY VANSICKLE - 40 under 40
Amy VanSickle is the director of marketing for The Coeur d'Alene Golf and Spa Resort.
ANDREA MARCOCCIO - 40 under 40
Andrea is co-founder of Matchwood Brewing, located in Sandpoint’s historic Granary Arts District.
ANDREW COOK - 40 under 40
Andrew Cook is CEO of Five23. His commitment to excellence in every aspect of his leadership, from his financial acumen to his focus on innovation and customer satisfaction, has made him a role model for other business leaders to emulate. Under his leadership, Five23 has become a thriving and successful company poised for continued growth and success in the future.